Calendar

Check here for all of the upcoming events at UCPL. If you have questions about any of them, give us a call at 314-727-3150.

May
27
Mon
Memorial Day Run
May 27 @ 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Support University City institutions and take part in a long-standing tradition! The 50thAnnual Memorial Day Run is scheduled to kick off at 7:30 a.m. Monday, May 27 at the University City Public Library, 6701 Delmar Blvd. The annual run benefits the University City Public Library, U City in Bloom, and The Green Center. The event features 5K, 10K, and 1-mile fun run distances. For registration information, visit https://www.ucitymemorialdayrun.org/registration and we’ll see you at the starting line!
Jun
12
Wed
Drums & Voices of Nigeria
Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us for a family-friendly evening exploring the songs and folktales of West Africa, led by Emmy Award-winning storyteller Bobby Norfolk and drummer Kenya Ajanaku. Discover Nigerian culture through this exciting program of storytelling, unique musical instruments, traditional clothing, and audience participation.

Jul
1
Mon
Adventure Begins! Family Swim at Heman Park Pool
Jul 1 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

If you’ve read at least an hour in our Summer Reading Program, then you have earned your ticket to the Family Swim at the Heman Park Pool! Enjoy free admission with your certificate starting at 5:30 p.m. and swim until 7 p.m. Just one more way that we want to thank you for being a reader!

Jul
2
Tue
Adventure Begins! Pop Up Science with STL Science Center
Jul 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Each summer, the Science Center’s Youth Exploring Science (YES) Program’s Teens bring fun and accessible STEM learning experiences all over the St. Louis area hoping to inspire a curiosity for science and technology. This year, University City Public Library welcomes the YES Teens to the youth service department and encourages you to get hands-on with science!

Jul
9
Tue
Adventure Begins! Celia’s Singalong Dance Party
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Celia’s world-famous, one-woman show is a rockin’, stompin’, hollerin’ good time. Wear your dancing shoes to this all-ages party because Celia will rock your socks off!

Jul
10
Wed
Adventure Begins! Storytime with LaRita Wright
Jul 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Our very own crowd favorite, Ms W, will be presenting a family friendly storytime for our youngest patrons! Come and join the fun!

Jul
11
Thu
Adventure Begins! Pop Up Science with STL Science Center
Jul 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Each summer, the Science Center’s Youth Exploring Science (YES) Program’s Teens bring fun and accessible STEM learning experiences all over the St. Louis area hoping to inspire a curiosity for science and technology. This year, University City Public Library welcomes the YES Teens to the youth service department and encourages you to get hands-on with science!

Jul
17
Wed
Adventure Begins! Storytime with LaRita Wright
Jul 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Our very own crowd favorite, Ms W, will be presenting a family friendly storytime for our youngest patrons! Come and join the fun!

Spirit of Angela West African Dance & Drum
Jul 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Join us for a lively family-friendly evening of West African dance and music by acclaimed local dance troupe Spirit of Angela.

Jul
24
Wed
Adventure Begins! Storytime with LaRita Wright
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Our very own crowd favorite, Ms W, will be presenting a family friendly storytime for our youngest patrons! Come and join the fun!